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agenda. was it that the code advisory committee? >> it was discussed at the subcommittee. >> i thought i might add one more thing about legislation since there were a number of items today that do not technically come before the bic. there were a lot of changes that affected the planning department and planning commission but they had no direct say over it. there was a move to move with the president and board of supervisors to create a rule of the board of supervisors will book that says that there will be legislation in amending the administrative code that will
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affect the planning commission are planning department, the board can't act on it for 30 days in order to give the planning commission an opportunity to comment on it. it might be something you would want to consider, something similar like that and see if the board president was willing to put forward a similar thing in the rulebook for the board. >> thank you. that is something i would like to have further discussion on. >> this is something we could put on a future agenda, the building inspection commission, we could legendize it as an item to seek additional ways for the building inspection commission to comment on legislation that would affect the department. >> why don't we talk about that
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at a future hearing and work on the language? >> update on permit tracking system. >> i am glad the report that we are 40% complete with the project and we are on schedule. currently, we are working on completing the system configuration by the end of this month. the vendor is doing a great job and they have turned the project over for us for review. we are comparing the documentations we have prepared over the last money month -- last many months, against how it is actually configured. we have had group review sections -- a group review sessions. we have had people trying and things out themselves, completing forms and those are
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due by the end of the month and we are on schedule. our next step is to pare four the citizen access. we're going to be planning what is going to be the process for getting feedback from the public. who would we get involved? we're providing specifications to the vendor as to how we want that configured. what fields do we want displayed? what kind of user flow do we want? we will reportwe also have manys identified for the analysis sessions which would be created by the system and priorotize those reports. we also continue on interface analysis and data analysis and all the things we reported on to
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you. everything is on track. it is going well. >> just a quick point. there was nothing -- for this when this is up and running. [laughter] >> that is a different animal. >> as a new commissioner i want that out there. just on the time for him again, -- >> this finishes november 2013. there is a transition period afterwards. >> april 13 is the drop date. >> thank you for that. >> anything else? commissioners? no. >> thank you for your time.
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>> item 90, -- >> we are autimating this for being sent by email. we have a demo of the tablets where the ywill use them for emergency managment. we will let them test them for a few months. the cash managment system is on hold until the tax collector phase is handled. we wait for that to happen and can start our work. we are working on the infrastructure refresh. and all the other mis projects. >> great. >> thank you for waiting.
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>> is there any public comment on item 9, 1a-d? >> i want to add the update for the commission. everyone wants to go home. i greatly appreciate the opportunity for the director. i want to give the update for what we are trying to do -- you hear the three-hour report. i appreciate the deputy director and the manager -- to help and get that thing through. we want to hire a staff for the
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three hour report. we had 15 days and want t oget it done more. we have the active director to do this service and you heard about code enforcement. today -- we have the inspector there. we set up the building inspector -- to settle a task force to go through the district by district. to see which one is urgently needed -- for the building.
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to -- i think -- maybe then he can answer. >> commission -- acting director for inspectiion services. we are looking into the vacant building. we will prioritize them in the conditiosn thens. we have a vacant building in good shape. a yellow one that needs repair. we have a red vacant building. we will also add an area of light. some of these buildings will be mroe proactive.
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not doing anything about the light. we want to report the condition of the buildings. we are working on categorizing that. we had tony grecco to oversee the list so we can stay on top of the list. we asked the housing inspector to visit these sites. monitoring them for blight, if there is blight that exists. >> thank you, inspector. >> also -- you know. every director -- he has set up co-analysis meetings. a technical service to uniform the order.
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how to make everyone apply the building code. i have -- they are staying to assist me to the technical computer system. either a new system or the m.i.s. any other questions let me know what you want me to do on it. >> are there any questions? okay. at this point, i will pass to sonya. >> 10-a -- the staff, at this time, the commissioners may make inquiries to staff with prodecures and policies of intersest. item 10-b, future meetings and
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agendas. the commission may set the date of a special meeting for thos e items for future meetings. the next one is august 15. is there any public comment. seeing none, item 11. adjournment. is there a motion to adjourn? >> moved to adjourn. >> are all in favor? >> aye. >> any opposed? we are now adjourned at 1:11 pm.
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>> there are kids and families ever were.
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it is really an extraordinary playground. it has got a little something for everyone. it is aesthetically billion. it is completely accessible. you can see how excited people are for this playground. it is very special. >> on opening day in the brand- new helen diller playground at north park, children can be seen swinging, gliding, swinging, exploring, digging, hanging, jumping, and even making drumming sounds. this major renovation was possible with the generous donation of more than $1.5 million from the mercer fund in honor of san francisco bay area philanthropist helen diller. together with the clean and safe neighborhood parks fund and the city's general fund. >> 4. 3. 2. 1. [applause] >> the playground is broken into
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three general areas. one for the preschool set, another for older children, and a sand area designed for kids of all ages. unlike the old playground, the new one is accessible to people with disabilities. this brand-new playground has several unique and exciting features. two slides, including one 45- foot super slide with an elevation change of nearly 30 feet. climbing ropes and walls, including one made of granite. 88 suspension bridge. recycling, traditional swing, plus a therapeutics win for children with disabilities, and even a sand garden with chines and drums. >> it is a visionary $3.5 million world class playground in the heart of san francisco. this is just really a big, community win and a celebration for us all. >> to learn more about the helen diller playground in dolores park, go to
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>> hello. you're watching the show that explores san francisco's love affair with food. there are at least 18 farmers markets in san francisco alone, providing fresh and affordable to year-round. this is a great resource that does not break the bank.
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to show just how easy it can be to do just that, we have come up with something called the farmers' market challenge. we find someone who loves to cook, give them $20, and challenge them to create a delicious meal from ingredients found right here in the farmer's market. who did we find for today's challenge? >> today with regard to made a pot greater thanchapino. >> you only have $20 to spend. >> i know peter it is going to be tough, but i think i can do it. it is a san francisco classic. we are celebrating bay area food. we have nice beautiful plum tomatoes here. we have some beautiful fresh fish here. it will come together beautifully. >> many to cut out all this
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talk, and let's go shop. yeah. ♪ >> what makes your dish unique? >> i like it spicy and smoky. i will take fresh italian tomatoes and the fresh seafood, and will bring them to other with some nice spoked paprika and some nice smoked jalapeno peppers. i am going to stew them up and get a nice savory, smoky, fishy, tomatoy, spicy broth. >> bring it on. how are you feeling? >> i feel good. i spent the $20 and have a few pennies less. i am going to go home and cook. i will text message u.n. is done. >> excellent and really looking forward to it. >> today we're going to make the
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san francisco classic dish invented by italian and portuguese fishermen. it'll be like a nice spaghetti sauce. then we will put in the fish soup. the last thing is the dungeon as crab, let it all blend together. it will be delicious. when i could, i will try to make healthy meals with fresh ingredients, whatever is in season and local. those juicy, fresh tomatoes will take about an hour to cook down into a nice sauce. this is a good time to make our fish stock. we will take a step that seems like trash and boil it up in water and make a delicious and they speed up my parents were great clerics, and we had wonderful food. family dinners are very important. any chance you can sit down together and have a meal together, it is great communal atmosphere. one of the things i like the most is the opportunity to be creative. hello. anybody with sets their mind to
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it can cut. always nice to start chopping some vegetables and x and the delicious. all this double in view is this broth with great flavor. but your heart into it. make something that you, family, and friends will really enjoy. >> i am here with a manager at the heart of the city farmer's market in san francisco. thank you for joining us. tell us a little bit about the organization. >> we're 30 years old now. we started with 14 farmers, and it has grown out to over 80. >> what is the mission of the organization? >> this area has no grocery store spiller it is all mom-and- pop stores. we have this because it is needed. we knew it was needed. and the plaza needed somebody. it was empty. beautiful with city hall in the background. >> thank you for speaking with us. are you on the web? >> yes,
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>> check them out. thank you. >> welcome. the dish is ready. >> it looks and smells amazing. >> thank you. it was not easy to meet the $20 budget. i checked everybody out and found some great produce. really lovely seafood. i think that you are going to love it. >> do not be shy. cyou know this can run you $35 to $45 for a bowl, so it is great you did this for $20. >> this will feed four to six people. >> not if you invite me over for dinner. i am ready to dig in. >> i hope you'll love it. >> mmm. >> what do you think? >> i think i am going to need
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more. perhaps you can have all you want. >> i am produce the that you have crushed this farmer's market challenge by a landslide. the first, we're going to have to tally of your shopping list and see what you actually spend that the farmer's market. >> and go for it. >> incredible. you have shown us how to make super healthy, refresh chapino from the farmers market on the budget, that for the whole family. that is outstanding. >> thank you peter i am glad that you like it. i think anybody can do it. >> if you like the recipe for this dish, you can e-mail us at or reach out to us on facebook or twitter and we
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